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3 tractor-trailers crash on I-77 North in Fancy Gap

All lanes on Interstate 77 northbound are closed in Carroll County, Virginia. The closure will impact drivers in North Carolina. Virginia State police say three tractor-trailers crashed at Fancy Gap Mountain. Officers did not know the extent of the crash, but did recall the area being 'very curvy' a

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A local high school senior is headed up north - way up north

In about a month, a local teenager will be taking the trip of a lifetime - to the Arctic Circle. Andre Shannon is one of two Southwest Virginia Governor's School students to be chosen for a research project studying sea ice in Barrow, Alaska February 24 - March 3. The project, led by Radford Univers

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-01-20 14:41:00

Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Due to icy road conditions, newspaper delivery may be delayed. We are committed to delivering your newspaper as promptly and safely as possible and apologize for any inconvenience. You can read your E-Edition - a digital copy of the print paper - and keep up with breaking news here on godanriver.com

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-20 19:06:40

Woman faces multiple charges, including arson, after 2 fires in Piney Creek

A Sparta woman is facing numerous charges, including arson, in connection to two fires in Alleghany County. Jennifer Lynn Williams 28, is accused of starting two fires in an area off Highway 93 in the Piney Creek community, deputies said. Deputies motor home was burned on Dec. 15, and on Jan. 1, a m

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Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

FANCY GAP, Va. - Officials have shut down I-77 northbound from Cana to Fancy Gap after high winds have caused several tractor-trailers to overturn on the mountain. John Shelton, Surry County emergency services director, said Virginia officials advised him they will not be removing the wreckage until

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First-responder exercises held to safely face deadly fentanyl scenes

DUBLIN, Va. - With the deadly drug fentanyl showing up more and more in Southwest Virginia and across the country, first-responders face the daunting, dangerous task of taking care of victims. Fentanyl is a potent drug, taking a minimum exposure to pose a potentially deadly danger. To help keep them

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-20 09:50:00

The Joke's On You for 011918

Send your entries to jokesonyou@greensboro.com by noon Wednesday, 012418 Welcome to the News & Record's "Jokes on You" page. Here is this week's cartoon for your caption consideration, and last week's cartoon and entries for you amusement (see below). Feel free to post comments and ask questions. A

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-01-19 14:00:00

High winds knock over trucks on 77

FANCY GAP, Va. (WDBJ7) High winds pushed over three tractor trailers on interstate 77 in Carroll County Thursday morning on Fancy Gap Mountain. The drivers are all OK, but the overturned trucks backed up traffic for several hours. All three tractor trailers were removed by Thursday afternoon, but wa

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No new taxes in 2018?

WORLAND - With a more positive CREG report, Rep. Mike Greear said the Wyoming State Legislature likely won't be looking at any new taxes during next month's budget session. Greear spoke to the Worland City Council Tuesday night about the upcoming session. "We're going into a budget session this yea

WYODAILY.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Thermopolis' Milken Award winner still reeling

January 18, 2018 THERMOPOLIS - When Thermopolis Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade health and physical education teacher Shannon Hill learned during a surprise assembly that she had earned the prestigious Milken Educator award on Jan. 5, she was not only surprised but stunned and a little bit o

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Fire causes significant damage to family home

January 16, 2018 WORLAND - Coming home and noticing smoke coming out of your house is a terrifying experience, an experience that Charlene Sherman and her children experienced Friday evening around 5:21 p.m., upon returning to their home located at 1004 Culbertson Ave., in Worland. After Worland Vol

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Northwest College fall honor rolls released

January 17, 2018 POWELL - Northwest College named 463 to its 2017 fall semester honor rolls, including local students. Located 70 miles from Yellowstone National Park, Northwest College is a two-year, residential college offering transfer and technical programs of study that blend traditional arts a

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Trump Ag Advisory Committee member keynotes WESTI Ag Days

January 17, 2018 WORLAND - A member of President Trump's Ag Advisory Committee and columnist for the High Plains Journal publication is the keynote speaker to open WESTI Ag Days, Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 14-15, in Worland. Trent Loos will discuss bridging the gap between rural producers and urban co

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State Treasurer takes Capital tour of state

January 16, 2018 WORLAND - State Treasurer Mark Gordon (R-Kaycee) spent Friday on a Capital Tour of northern Wyoming, speaking with banking officials about changes to the state investment services, and used his time to highlight improvements with Wyoming's unclaimed property division. According to t

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Preparing for Nov. 6 vote to continue sales tax

January 18, 2018 WORLAND - The Washakie County Commission facilitated a meeting on Tuesday with members currently covered under Joint Resolution 315, which splits one-cent sales tax funds, along with new parties interested in becoming sales tax recipients, in light of the state's waning budget. Atte

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Clay Gibbons presents 'The Woman in Blue' for Hot Springs Historical Society

January 12, 2018 WORLAND - The 1897 Wyoming was more of a wild and lawless settlement than ever. Sweeping upon this scene came the unruly Belle Drewry, who brought her own brand of mayhem and debauchery. Worland man Clay Gibbons spins the true tale of crime, death, gun smoke, and the eternal triang

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Police looking for suspect who robbed Collierville Kroger Pharmacy

Collierville police are looking for a man who robbed a Kroger Pharmacy Friday night. The robbery happened around 10 p.m at the Kroger on N. Byhalia Road. The suspect pulled a gun on the pharmacist, and demanded all of the oxycontin. When he received what he wanted he ran out of the store. The su

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-20 19:34:38

Robbery at Family Dollar caught on camera

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police are searching for the suspects of an aggravated robbery and carjacking. According to police, the robbery happened around 9 p.m. Friday at the Family Dollar in the 1600 block of Getwell Road. Police say the robbers approached a man and his family in a van. One of the s

WREG - 2018-01-21 02:24:39

Man in critical condition after being shot in Hyde Park

A man was shot in Hyde Park on Saturday night, according to Memphis Police Department. The shooting happened near the intersection of Marble Avenue and Springdale Street around 7:24 p.m. A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condi

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-21 02:02:35

Man shot in Hyde Park neighborhood

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Man is in the hospital after officers found him with a gunshot wound Saturday evening. Memphis Police responded to a call at the Marble Avenue and Springdale Street area and found a man with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported in critical condition to the hospital. Police sa

WREG - 2018-01-21 02:04:09